THE IMTJ MEDICAL TRAVEL AWARDS JUDGING PANEL
Dato’ Dr Jacob Thomas
President of the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM)
Dato’ Dr Jacob Thomas, a medical doctor, has a vast experience in hospital management, having served in various capacities at Subang Jaya Medical Centre, including as its Executive Director from 1998 till 2006.
He is currently the Group Medical Advisor of Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care.
Dr Jacob Thomas is also the President of the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) since 2008 and a member of the Consultative Panel of Healthcare sector of the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC). He serves as a Councilor of the Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH), a member of the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), a member of the “Asia Pacific Regional Advisory Council” of JCI. Dr Thomas today works closely with various Government agencies to promote Malaysian Healthcare both locally and internationally. Currently, he is a Steering Committee Member of the National Key Economic Areas (NKEA) for Healthcare.
Effective July 2013, he was appointed Chairman of the newly formed Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care. In addition, Dr Jacob was appointed Director, Joint Commission Resources (JCR) effective 20 June 2014.